Elephant drags minor girl out of house, tramples her to death

Keonjhar:  Tension ran high at Mundasahi village under Champua forest range in Keonjhar district following the death of a minor girl after being attacked by a wild elephant early this morning.

Family members of Sini Munda, the deceased minor girl, alleged that a tusker broke a part of their house while the family members were asleep and trampled Sini to death after dragging her out of the room.

While others managed to escape from the elephant attack, Sini’s kin Ganesh and Rani, sustained injuries as a portion of the wall collapsed on them. Later, they were rescued and admitted at the local hospital for treatment.

Informed about the elephant menace in the area, local forest officials reached the village to asses the situation and disperse the wild elephant from the locality.